Food and Drink

MARKET MONITOR: Droscha Sugarbush Syrup

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Maple syrup doesn't really run in the blood of this family of East Lansing Farmers' Market vendors...we don't think. Ann Nichols has the story.

MARKET MONITOR: Wooden Shoe Herb Farm

Thursday, June 29, 2017

How did a woman with two degrees in chemistry become a Farmers' Market vendor specializing in all things herbal? Ann Nichols reports.

Market Monitor: Circle F Ranch

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Jacob Farley of Circle F Ranch has roots in farming that go back decades, a commitment to sustainability, and a really full schedule. Ann Nichols reports.

Market Monitor: Asparagus

Thursday, June 1, 2017

The East Lansing Farmer's Market opens for the 2017 season on Sunday, June 4, and it's a safe bet that you'll find some asparagus for sale. ELi's Ann Nichols (who is totally biased in favor of asparagus) gives you some ideas about what to do with those tender, green spears.

EL City Council Willing to Revisit 50/50 Ordinance

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

For 33 years, an East Lansing City ordinance has required that any establishment serving alcohol must take in at least 50% of its revenue from food sales. At last night's discussion-only meeting, City Council agreed to revisit the rule. Jessy Gregg reports.

Reno’s East to Enclose Patio

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Reno's East will be enclosing its patio and increasing the maximum allowed occupancy by twenty persons.

Ann About Town: Capital City Barbecue

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

There's a restaurant in town where you can eat authentic Vietnamese pho, eat equally authentic smoked brisket and buy a new cellphone plan. Eli's Ann Nichols tells you all about it.